Benjamin Franklin Papers

From Benjamin Franklin to John Bondfield, 18 March 1779

To John Bondfield

Copy: Library of Congress

Passy Mar. 18 1779


I received your favours of the 6 & 9 inst. & thank you for the Intelligence they Contain. I hope generals Clinton & Thomson will give a good Acct. of the Invaders of Georgia.3 But if they should remain there till the end of the summer, a general fever at least will do a great Deal towards demolishing them. With much Esteem I am &ca

M. Bondfield.

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3Surely BF wished for a good account from Benjamin Lincoln, not Sir Henry Clinton, and the copyist made an error.

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